Recent Tutoring Session Reviews
"Topics covered included system of equations, area of a trapezoid and circle, probability and independent events, rate of change, variable manipulation."
"I met with the student on Wednesday night for some more ACT action. We finished up with the math and moved onto the English grammar section, with a little essay for fun."
"We went over critical reading and writing questions from a practice test the student took previously. Some special attention was given to vocabulary."
"The student and I went over topics from her review sheet including converting to different bases, truth tables, sum of the series, and conditional statements. We will practice more tomorrow in order to prepare for her final on Tuesday."
"During our session, the student and I reviewed the structure of the test and strategies to use in each section. Ideally, these strategies will save him time on the test and provide methods that should help him overcome more challenging problems. At the end of the practice test, we reviewed a SAT essay prompt and reviewed practical steps for putting together a strong essay. This involves taking notes on the essay, marking the topics of each paragraph and the ways that the writer makes his or her points. This process creates a map of the passage, which can easily be expanded into an essay that easily responds to the tests' questions. He needs to practice outside of our sessions to make sure he will be comfortable and ready for the test, and he should test out some strategies for staying fresh for the last sections (perhaps taking mental breaks at the last few minutes of each section)."
"She did great today! We went over a passage about Trajan for an upcoming project and translated most of it together. She was very good about identifying the relevant forms and answered all of my grammar questions correctly and much more quickly than she has in past sessions. I can tell that these grammatical concepts are really starting to sink in and become more fluid with her. It was amazing! I told her she can email me her homework if she'd like me to check-over what material we didn't get to. We won't be meeting next Wednesday, but we will be meeting the week following. In the meantime, she is more than welcome to email me with any questions she may have."